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The Best Handbags in Australia to Carry You Through the New Season

From on-trend croissant bags in luxe hues and seasonal suedes, to designer handbags and trend-driven totes, consider these the best handbags in Australia for autumn/winter and beyond.

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There's hardly a more versatile accessory than the trusty handbag. Whether it's a chic shoulder bag that elevates an outfit from basic to bougie, or a roomy tote to carry all the things - you're never fully dressed without this stylish sidekick. 

As the weather turns from balmy to brisk, autumn is giving us more excuses than ever to fill our shopping bags up with, well...bags, with nights spent at cosy wine bars and dreamy getaways all on the cards this season you'll need a handbag to carry you through it all.

From luxury leather to seasonal suedes and designer handbags worth the investment, this is our guide to the best handbags in Australia right now.

Best Handbags Australia: Totes and Shoulder Bags

Assembly Label

Assembly Label Suede Hobo Bag, Olive $250 

Nothing screams cosy style quite like suede and this season suede is having a major moment. This assembly hobo bag is giving The Row for a fraction of the price.

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Rylan Small Woven Tote in Black, $399

This bag sold out on it's first release so don't miss out this time. Handcrafted from 100% recycled vegan leather this bag is perfect for everyday wear or dressed up for a night out.

Sitchu tip: This season the bag also comes in a lush brown colour as well as a larger size.

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St. Agni

St. Agni Wide Bagu Woven Tote in Chocolate, $749

In the brand's signature hand-woven leather style, this Wide Bagu Woven Leather Tote is as modern as it is classic. The definition of minimalist magic, the timeless look showcases the beauty of artisan craftsmanship and is one that will last for seasons to come. 

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Best Handbags Australia: Purses and Cross Body Bags

Viktoria & Woods

Viktoria & Woods Jude Cross Body Bag, $600

An iconic handbag silhouette, the Jude Cross Body Bag is the perfect accessory. Crafted in a chocolate-coloured, 100% premium Italian leather, the bag is finished with gold hardware and embossed with the signature V&W logo for a subtle, yet stylish, touch.

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Brie Leon

Brie Leon Everyday Criossant Bag, $249

We love ourselves a croissant so its only natural that we're obsessed with the Brie Leon Everyday Croissant bag. The soft hobo style makes it perfect for weekend brunch while the lush chocolate hue also makes it perfect for styling up for work or a night out. 

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St. Agni

St. Agni Oval Mini in Stone Blue, $369

The classic baguette style is showing no signs of slowing down, this season the suede blue of this St. Agni Oval Mini is the perfect statement bag paired with dark denim and rich chocolate tones.

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Vestirsi Margot Dark Chocolate Leather Woven Bag, $379

Something about the switch in season has us yearning for earthy, chocolate tones, and Italian leather bag brand Vestirsi is delivering the goods with its latest collection. The Margot is a stunning statement bag, with padded, pebbled Italian leather panels in shades ranging from chestnut to chocolate and black suede with a short shoulder chain or long adjustable crossbody leather taking it from day to night.

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Aje New Weave Frame Bag, $395

Not your regular run-of-the-mill bag, this Aje New Weave Frame Bag is a cut above with its woven leather and gold hardware.

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Naghedi St Baths Mini Graphic Geo, $385

Good things come in small packages with Naghedi's signature St. Barths Mini Tote. Featuring a crossbody strap and matching interior pouch included, this is the perfect all-rounder bag. Available in a range of colourways, we're loving navy for the new season.

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Best Handbags Australia: Designer Handbags


Loewe + Paula's Ibiza Small Embroidered Raffia Tote, $1800

The perfect bag if you're headed off for a Euro summer - but still chic enough to see you through an Aussie summer thanks to the darker raffia tone. Designed in collaboration with Paula's Ibiza and emblazoned with the iconic Loewe logo, this is the perfect size to carry the essentials.

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See by Chloe

See by Chloe Joan Mini Hobo Cross-Body Bag

Distinctly imbued with the label's insouciant Parisian style with a 70s-inspired twist and crafted from genuine grained leather, this compact mini is a classic buy that won't go out of style.

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Gucci Jackie Small Patent, $5000

The 'It' bag of the season is the Gucci Jackie, a nod to classic Gucci style of the 60s with it's curved style and gold tone piston clasp. Crafted in Italy in ivory patent leather - this is an investment bag that will season you through season after season.

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Best Summer Bags: Everyday Tote Bags


Ganni Large Shopper Bag in Buttercream, $199

The Ganni Shopper Bag is as practical as it is chic. Crafted from recycled cotton, with a nice little eco-warrior message on the side. This tote is made for toting along on all your weekend adventures.

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Camilla and Marc

C&M Camilla and Marc Leather Como Tote, $220

Function meets style with C&M Camilla and Marc's Leather Como Tote. With its monochromatic, geometric pattern, you'll be able to fit all your essentials with ease. 

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Mimmi Terra

Mimmi Terra Eco Tote Amorena, $149

Our fave chic eco totes are back in a range of lush hues for the new season. Handmade from recycled polyethylene, water-resistant and super durable, the Mimmi Terra Eco Tote is the perfect beach bag to hold all your essentials this summer.

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